Post 16 Go Geocaching!

A rainy day for a Post 16 ramble and a hunt for a Geocache.  Mrs Gordon put her whole heart and 'sole' into the walk!

 

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Post 16 River Tawd Ramble

Some Post 16 students enjoyed a ramble today. We walked from school to the River Tawd and it was great spending time outdoors in our local area. It was a hot day so an ice lolly at the end of the day was very much needed.

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DofE Challenge - KS3

One of our students in KS3 has been taking part in challenges for DofE. Well done for taking part and keep up the good work!

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DofE Mini Challenge

The theme for this week is 'try something new' so we have a great challenge for you! Everyone can take part in our DofE Mini Challenge; students, families, friends staff...the more the merrier! Choose an activity to try for the Physical, Skill and Volunteering and Expedition sections. Here are…

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Ramble On!

We are very proud of this Post 16 student who earlier in March walked to the top of Kinder Scout. At 2,087ft above sea level, Kinder Scout is the highest point of the Peak District and one of the most challenging walks in that area.  This is a great achievement, well done!

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DofE Training

Post 16 Transition have been enjoying their DofE training. Today we looked at the Countryside Code and the three main rules: Respect, Protect, Enjoy. In the afternoon we showed great teamwork and communication building different tarp shelters.

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Hungry Hippos

Post 16 students had lots of fun playing Hungry Hippos as part of their DofE and Gym/Swim. There was some great teamwork and communication shown. 

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DofE Map Reading

Post 16 Transition have made a great start to their DofE training. We have learned about map symbols, grid references and following a route on a map...some fun games really helped! We then practiced our new skills with a map walk around our local area. There was great teamwork and leadership…

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DofE Bronze Expedition

Day 1

With our waterproofs on and rucksacks packed ready for the challenges and adventures ahead of us we were excited to set off on our journey to Tawd Vale Adventure Centre. We showed great navigation skills, using OS maps and photo maps to follow a route from school to Ruff Wood where we…

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Countryside Code - DofE

Post 16 students have been learning about the Countryside Code in preparation for their expedition.  Students have researched why the code have been developed and put in place and have used their research to design and make information leaflets and posters.

When on expedition the students will…

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Duke of Edinburgh Meal Practise

Post 16 Transition have had a brilliant morning preparing a meal for themselves.  The group looked at simple meals that could be cooked.  The group decided on hotdogs with cake and custard for dessert.  The group worked safely as a team to prepare, cook and serve the meal.  The group gave the meal…

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DofE Training

 Post 16 students have been having lots of fun preparing for their Bronze Expedition. We’ve enjoyed learning map and navigation skills through playing games. We worked together and showed great communication when we practiced pitching tents. There was some great team work and problem solving when…

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